|Echo Chamber Project Vlog Episode 1 - Kent Bye|
First video blog entry about an open source, investigative documentary about how the television news became an uncritical echo chamber to the countdown towards war in Iraq -- and proposed tools for collaborative journalism that can provide some solutions. Featuring: Jay Rosen, Dan Gillmor, Doc Searls, Jonathan Landay, Pamela Hess, Bill Plante, Halley Suitt, Marilyn Schlitz and Kent Bye.
Keywords: vlog; newmedia; folksonomy; collaboration; journalism; film; documentary
|Find Out What Darden Restaurants is Doing for Earth Day!|
Check out how Darden Restaurants is sustainably active through water conservation, energy efficiency and programs such as Darden Harvest that give food to those in need while reducing waste. Earth Day provides another reason to make a difference and acknowledge the efforts of many when it comes to sustainability. To learn more, watch additional videos on Darden TV.
Keywords: searchonly; collaboration; |; darden; |; earth; day; |; sustainability
|Bleeding Edge TV 274: A Look Into the Future with HP's Phil McKinney|
At HP's Connecting Your World 2008 event in Berlin, Germany, we caught up with the CTO of HP, Phil McKinney, who had some very interesting things to say about where HP believes the future will take us.
Keywords: technology; gear live; andru edwards; futurist; philmckinney; hp; wearable; tablet; communication; collaboration; future; technology
|Beach Walk #321 - Working Together|
Your Hawaiian word today - hui. Working together well requires acceptance of our own idiosyncrasies.Hui is one of my favorite Hawaiian words. It's fun to say, and it means a whole wide notion of togetherness and collaboration. In my world, the best collaborations occur when each person knows their strengths and weaknesses, and the team agrees to support each member towards a common goal.The lifeguard stand at kaiua has been washed out by the winter storms...
Keywords: food&leisure; collaboration; hawaii; dog; vlog; video; podcast; walk; beach; roxanne darling; lexi; kaimoku; travel
|Beach Walk #322 - Hui Part 2|
Hui (from yesterday's show) is a very different energy than "association" which is one of its translations.Check out our Hawaii PodcastersRyan OzawaDoctor Trey808 TalkGeek News CentralBlogAlohaGreater Good RadioNaheNaheHawaiian Music PodcastDigital Slob PodHawaiian Concert GuideBeach Walks Optimism Episode Due in by late Friday! Check out Show #312 for the updated details.We always appreciate your voteat Podcast Alley! (Mahalo.)Subscribe in iTunes so you won't miss a single episode! Try it - it'...
Keywords: food&leisure; collaboration; hawaii; dog; vlog; video; podcast; walk; beach; roxanne darling; lexi; kaimoku; travel
|The Benefits of Cisco Remote Collaboration Technology in a Global Economy|
Paul Dickinson, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Carbon Disclosure Project, explains how Cisco TelePresence and Cisco WebEx help his environmental advocacy organization execute its mission across the globe. About Cisco Systems Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Information about Cisco can be found at http://www.cisco.com...
Keywords: searchonly; cisco; systems; inc; |; paul; dickinson; |; webex; |; collaboration; |; csr; |; environment; |; sustainability; |; telepresence
|Finding Personal Best by Facilitating Collaboration - Andrew Epstein|
In Chapter 6 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "When Are You At Your Best?" Epstein finds he performs best bringing together teams to work on problems together. He finds he brings people together in his personal life and sees it translate into his work. Andrew Epstein is CFO of the Ascend Learning Charter School Network. Previously, Epstein was a finance executive at Democracy Prep Public Schools and an operations executive at Universal Musi...
Keywords: bring people together; job skills; running charter schools; ascend learning; organizing logistics; creating collaborative teams; andrew epstein; erik michielsen; capture your flag; collaboration; problem solving; introspection; style
|How to Manage Across Work Disciplines - Stacie Grossman Bloom|
In Chapter 16 of 18 in her 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, Neuroscience Institute Executive Director Stacie Grossman Bloom answers "How Are You Learning to Work More Effectively Across Different Disciplines?" For Bloom it starts with respecting the different cultures within each discipline. This allows her to then find better ways to encourage and support collaboration across disciplines. She shares her experience doing so encouraging translational research between basic scientists and clinica...
Keywords: management; skills; managing; multiple; disciplines; diverse; cultures; basic science; clinical science; lab; neuroscience; stacie grossman bloom; nyu; erik michielsen; capture your flag; adaptation; collaboration; multicultural immersion; problem solving
|How to Build Effective Communities - Stacie Grossman Bloom|
In Chapter 15 of 18 in her 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, Neuroscience Institute Executive Director Stacie Grossman Bloom answers "What Have You Found to Be the Keys to Build More Effective Communities?" Bloom feels more effective communities can be built with multisector stakeholders. The background diversity helps the community learn from each other from its different backgrounds, experiences and problem solving approaches...
Keywords: multisector; community; building; stacie grossman bloom; program; management; diversity; executive director; nyu; neuroscience institute; langone; erik michielsen; capture your flag; community impact; values; leadership; experience diversity; collaboration
|Cooling Towers 101: AT&T's Pilot Program Cuts Water Usage|
Mother Nature Network Within 20 years, demand for water is forecast to grow by 40 percent. Globally, the middle class is expected to more than double by the year 2030, putting an even greater strain on water resources. Businesses need to start planning for these trends today. As a telecommunications company, AT&T may not seem like it would be a large water user, but through its many facilities across the nation it does have significant water demands...
Keywords: searchonly; at&t; |; building; |; business; &; trade; |; cooling; |; energy; |; environmental; defense; fund; |; facility; management; |; partnership; |; technology; innovation; &; solutions; |; world; water; week; |; collaboration
|How to Hone Interdisciplinary Job Skills and Do More Impactful Work|
In Chapter 10 of 19 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, innovation strategist Hammans Stallings answers "What Skills Are You Working on Right Now to Become Better at Your Job?" Stallings finds honing his interdisciplinary skillset - psychology, design, marketing, and strategy - is helping him contribute more to a team and take on more leadership responsibilities. Hammans Stallings is a Senior Strategist at frog design...
Keywords: interdisciplinary; team design; job skills; reciprocity; design; strategic thinking; marketing; psychology; frog design; hammans stallings; erik michielsen; capture your flag; experience diversity; approachability; leadership; collaboration; mental fitness; contribution
|How to Create Original Content for Established Brands - Mark Graham|
In Chapter 13 of 17 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, digital media executive Mark Graham answers "How Are You Learning to Create Original Content for an Established Media Brand?" Graham talks about the roles audience research and advertiser relationships play into original content strategy and development at VH1. Mark Graham is currently a managing editor at VH1, an MTV Networks company. Previously Graham worked in editing and writing roles at New York Magazine and Gawker Media...
Keywords: branded entertainment; branded content; audience research; market research; advertising; content strategy; digital media; mark graham; erik michielsen; capture your flag; consistency; mindfulness; creative process; preparation; collaboration; experience diversity
|Why to Have Startup Co-Founders Who Are Lawyers - Anatole Faykin|
In Chapter 12 of 12 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, entrepreneur Anatole Faykin answers "What Has Working With Lawyers Taught You About Business?" Faykin joins a startup founded by two lawyers as a co-founder. He quickly realizes each brings very different skills and, over time, learns to complement their negotiation and contract work with an operations and product development focus. Anatole Faykin is an entrepreneur currently working on a new startup as part of the Startup Chile incuba...
Keywords: work with lawyers; startup; negotiate; legal agreements; partnerships; lawyer cofounder; entrepreneur; operations; anatole faykin; startup chile; erik michielsen; capture your flag; collaboration; lessons learned; focus; individuality
|Managing Diversity on Multicultural Global Teams - Phil McKenzie|
In Chapter 14 of 18 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, entrepreneur Phil McKenzie answers "How Are You Learning to Work More Effectively With Different Personality Types?" For McKenzie, managing diversity is more about managing cultural diversity than it is personality diversity. He finds understanding cultural differences, for example how a Sao Paolo team differs from a Detroit or Mumbai team, helps him better lead and manage teams...
Keywords: managing across cultures; cross cultural management; managerial effectiveness; managing global teams; influencer conference; phil mckenzie; erik michielsen; capture your flag; multicultural immersion; cultural appreciation; values; flexibility; collaboration
|How to Be at Your Best Each Day - Simon Sinek|
In Chapter 8 of 16 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, author and public speaker Simon Sinek answers "When Are You at Your Best?" Sinek reaches his personal best by putting himself in a position of strength, namely surrounding himself with support. Sinek notes he is able to "stack the deck" by being around people who want him there and who he wants to be around. Simon Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people...
Keywords: simon sinek; personal best; focus on strengths; achievement; performance; feeling wanted; being supported; flourish; erik michielsen; capture your flag; presence; mindfulness; security; collaboration; defining success; behavioral choice; positivity
|Alpine Exponential Hoppiness (Mind officially blown) | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 232|
http://facebook.com/beergeeknation Buy a BGN Shirt Here- http://www.beergeeknation.com/store http://www.beergeeknation.com http://twitter.com/beergeeknation Exponential Hoppiness Alpine Brewing 11.0% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A+ Beer Advocate Rating: A Rate beer Rating: 100/100 This Hop Monster uses multiple kettle hop additions with the technique of doubling the hop amount each addition (exponentially)...
Keywords: food&leisure; beer geek nation; alpine exponential hoppiness; southern tier creme brulee stout; avery eighteen; karl strauss boardwalk black rye; troegs perpetual ipa; smashed blueberry; stone cherry chocolate stout; red barn ale; speedway stout; mrycenary ipa; collaboration #2; c
|How Networking Helps Develop Musician Career - Conrad Doucette|
In Chapter 16 of 19 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, musician Conrad Doucette answers "How is Your Network Helping Your Music Career Develop?" First, Doucette notes how meeting people opens new doors to play with and be inspired by different people, different bands. Second, he notes how playing in different groups or ensembles helps develop musician skills. Lastly, making connections opens doors to unexpected opportunities...
Keywords: get experience; networking; playing; musician; tri studios; grateful dead; bob weir; the national; music career; conrad doucette; erik michielsen; capture your flag; personal network development; collaboration; continuing education; establishing career; inspiration
|Why to Work With People Who Think Differently Than You|
In Chapter 9 of 19 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, innovation strategist Hammans Stallings answers "How Are You Learning to Work More Effectively With Different Personality Types?" Stallings seeks out different personality types at work because they help him learn new subjects, new problem solving approaches and new ways of thinking. Hammans Stallings is a Senior Strategist at frog design...
Keywords: why to work with people who think differently than you; complementary skills; team diversity benefits; hammans stallings; frog design; erik michielsen; capture your flag; experience diversity; thought clarity; collaboration; discovery; open-mindedness
|How Nonlinear Thinking Facilitates Innovative Problem Solving|
In Chapter 13 of 19 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, innovation strategist Hammans Stallings answers "How Are You Developing an Innovation Process to Help How You Solve Problems?" Stallings notes the non-linear and interdisciplinary inquiry or thinking that comes with producing innovation often is at odds with how organizations are structured. These silos block potential cross-fertilization that comes with approaching problems with resources and tools - ethnographies, case studies, etc...
Keywords: how to innovate; innovating; innovative thinking; innovator culture; interdisciplinary; hammans stallings; cedim; mbi; frog design; erik michelsen; capture your flag; problem solving; innovation; creative process; exploration; collaboration; open-mindedness; flexibility
|Why Brands are the New VCs - Mike Germano|
In Chapter 19 of 20 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, Carrot Creative social media agency CEO Mike Germano answers "Why Do You Believe That Brands Are the New Venture Capital Firms?" Germano finds there are progressively more ways for entrepreneur designers and developers to find money. What Germano thinks is key now is distribution and he finds large brands have this distribution and also have innovation constraints...
Keywords: brands are the new vcs; venture capital investing; startup financing; brands investing in startups; digital innovators; carrot creative; mike germano; erik michielsen; capture your flag; innovation; courage; formulating viewpoint; collaboration; problem solving
|Richard Moross on Learning Business in First Job Out of College|
In Chapter 2 of 14 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, Moo.com CEO Richard Moross answers "What Did You Learn in Your First Job After University That is Still Relevant Today?" Moross shares that working in a small business after college taught him why people, more than anything else, are fundamental to a business. He learns to shift away from the individual nature of being a student to the collaborative nature of working on a small business team...
Keywords: first job out of college; entry level business jobs; working for a small business; why human capital is important; richard moross; ceo; moo; erik michielsen; capture your flag; entry-level job experience; lessons learned; collaboration; college experience
|Ken Biberaj on Learning the Campaign Finance Part of Politics|
In Chapter 8 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, New York City Council Candidate Ken Biberaj answers "What Did Raising Money for the Primary Election Teach You About Campaign Finance?" Biberaj learns how New York City creates a grassroots campaign finance system via its matching program. This creates spending limits and also helps make every contribution count. He compares this to what he saw working the Kerry-Edwards presidential campaign and how 527 independent expenditures, for exa...
Keywords: running for office; campaign finance; raising money for a political campaign; new york city council election; john kerry; 527 rule; ken biberaj; erik michielsen; capture your flag; collaboration; community impact; focus; priority setting; preparation; accountability
|Tröegs Perpetual IPA | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 228|
http://facebook.com/beergeeknation BUY a BGN SHIRT HERE - http://www.beergeeknation.com/store http://www.beergeeknation.com http://twitter.com/beergeeknation Perpetual IPA Troegs Brewing Co. 7.5% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A Beer Advocate Rating: A Rate beer Rating: Not Rated yet In our constant evolution as a brewery, we’ve developed on undying drive to meld the organic and the mechanical. Perpetual IPA utilizes our hopback and dry-hopping to engineer a bold Imperial Pale Ale...
Keywords: food&leisure; beer geek nation; troegs perpetual ipa; smashed blueberry; stone cherry chocolate stout; red barn ale; speedway stout; mrycenary ipa; collaboration #2; conflux 2; belgian style yeti; southern tier farmers tan; founders blushing monk; ovial saison; alesmith ipa; festina
|Ken Biberaj on Getting Parenting Advice Before Becoming a Dad|
In Chapter 3 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, New York City Council Candidate Ken Biberaj answers "How Did You Go About Getting Advice as You Prepared for Parenthood?" Biberaj notes his policy was to ask everybody for advice. He focuses much of his inquiry asking his parents and wife's parents. As a new parent, Biberaj learns how physical it can be to care for a newborn baby. Ken Biberaj is currently a 2013 Democratic Candidate for City Council in New York City...
Keywords: having a baby; preparing for parenthood; advice for expecting parents; asking your dad for advice on fatherhood; ken biberaj; ken2013; erik michielsen; capture your flag; preparation; initiative; family foundations; collaboration
|How Adam Carter Helps Charitable Trusts Identify and Fund Projects|
In Chapter 10 of 13 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, micro-philanthropist Adam Carter answers "How Are You Learning to Apply Your Passions in New Ways?" Carter talks about how he finds value in a liaison role between charitable trusts and the social impact areas they seek to affect. Carter gives local assistance to global non-profit organizations, helping them identify, design, and implement projects in areas such as Brazilian favelas and shanty towns...
Keywords: use your passion; micro-philanthropy; managing projects; liaison jobs; brazil; chartable trust; rio shanty town; non-profit career; adam carter; erik michielsen; capture your flag; community impact; problem solving; collaboration; cultivating passion
|Consequences of Starting a Business With Friends - Jullien Gordon|
In Chapter 12 of 21 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, business coach Jullien Gordon answers "What Challenges Did You Face Going Into Business With Friends and What Did the Experience Teach You?" Gordon shares lessons learned from going into a business partnership with a friend and having it not work out as planned. He details his expectations and how they contrasted with results and how they impacted the business and friendship...
Keywords: start a business with a friend; go into business with friends; pros and cons; sharing responsibility; breaking up; learn from failure; jullien gordon; erik michielsen; capture your flag; relationship building; sacrifice; collaboration; lessons learned
|How to Perform Under Pressure and Meet Goals - Kyung B. Yoon|
In Chapter 8 of 17 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, non-profit executive Kyung B. Yoon answers "What Does It Mean to Perform Under Pressure in the Work That You Do?" In her work raising funds in a challenging economic climate, Yoon learns to manage pressure by sharing responsibilities across her teams. By creating team-oriented goals and supportive inspiration and motivation, Yoon is able to better achieve short-term and long-term goals...
Keywords: perform under pressure; meet short term goals; meet long term goals; how to manage and delegate; leading teams; deal with pressure; kacf; kyung b. yoon; erik michielsen; capture your flag; focus; collaboration; composure; embracing challenge; lessons learned
|Why to Take Initiative and Find a Collaborative Work Partner|
In Chapter 14 of 19 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, leadership philosopher Bijoy Goswami answers "What Skills are Becoming More Important to You as Your Career Advances?" Goswami shares why it is important to take initiative and find collaborative work partners, especially when work becomes increasingly complex. Bijoy Goswami is a writer, teacher, and community leader based in Austin, Texas...
Keywords: how to find a partner for your project; collaborator; manage complexity; doing collaborative work; the power of two; systematic thinking; bijoy goswami; erik michielsen; capture your flag; collaboration; creative process; problem solving; approachability; initiative; c
|How to Improve Virtual Team Communication - Phil McKenzie|
In Chapter 18 of 18 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, entrepreneur Phil McKenzie answers "How Are You Learning to Communicate More Effectively?" McKenzie finds he is able to communicate more effectively by communicating more frequently. Managing a distributed team from over the world, McKenzie finds more regular communication that is visual and verbal helps keep his team on the same page. Philip L...
Keywords: managing a global team; virtual team management; use google hangouts for work; managerial effectiveness; influencer conference; phil mckenzie; erik michielsen; capture your flag; effective communication; consistency; thought clarity; collaboration; leadership
|How to Relate to People Different Than You at Work|
In Chapter 16 of 18 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, real estate developer Brett Goldman answers "How Are You Learning to Work More Effectively With Different Personality Types?" Working on real estate projects, Goldman constantly meets people working different jobs, including contractors, tradesmen, and construction workers. He learns being curious and asking sincere questions allow him to relate to people better and gain acceptance and respect...
Keywords: relating to people; curious; be accepted; real estate; construction work; ask questions; show interest; on the job learning; trade jobs; brett goldman; erik michielsen; capture your flag; sincerity; collaboration; confidence building; fortitude; intellectual curiosity
|What Marriage Teaches About Teamwork - Jullien Gordon|
In Chapter 5 of 21 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, business coach Jullien Gordon answers "What Has Marriage Taught You About Teamwork?" Gordon learns that communication and finance are two top challenges in a marriage relationship and makes it a priority to team with his wife addressing these key issues. He learns there is a time and place for these conversations. Jullien Gordon is a high performance coach and consultant to organizations, individuals and teams who want to increase emplo...
Keywords: managing finances in your marriage; improve communication with your spouse; life partner; teamwork; marriage; married; jullien gordon; erik michielsen; capture your flag; family foundations; effective communication; collaboration; commitment; transparency
|How to Lead Teams by Nurturing Employee Growth - Andrew Epstein|
In Chapter 10 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "What Leadership Skills Are Becoming More Relevant as Your Career Progresses?" Epstein believes the role of a leader is to get team members excited about their roles and engaged in their work. He finds honesty, availability and presence help him nuture and develop his teams. Andrew Epstein is CFO of the Ascend Learning Charter School Network...
Keywords: motivating teams at work; managerial effectiveness; how to be a better boss; leading teams; employee engagement; managing; cfo; andrew epstein; erik michielsen; capture your flag; leadership; coaching; collaboration; motivation; sincerity; presence
|How Stacie Grossman Bloom Finds Purpose Working in Neuroscience|
In Chapter 7 of 18 in her 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, Neuroscience Institute Executive Director Stacie Grossman Bloom answers "What Makes Your Work Meaningful?" Bloom hopes that the research work done at the NYU Neuroscience Institute will translate into some kinds of new therapies that improve patient outcomes. She notes how an aging patient population is generating increases in neurological diseases - autism, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's - is creating economic and psychological challenges an...
Keywords: finding a cure; neurological disease; science; career; new therapies; autism; alzheimers; parkinsons; neuroscience; institute; nyu; stacie grossman bloom; erik michielsen; capture your flag; collaboration; problem solving; mapping purpose; academic influences; contribution
|Why to Work With Teams on Comedy Projects - Matt Ruby|
In Chapter 16 of 19 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, standup comedian Matt Ruby answers "What Do You Enjoy Most About Working With Teams?" Group comedy writing, performance and production not only provides Ruby a collaborative feeling but also creates an optimistic creative energy that can be positively reinforcing as material gets created and shared or performed. Matt Ruby is a standup comedian and comedy writer based in New York City...
Keywords: teamwork; team comedy; comedy writing; brainstorming; constructive; web comedy series; group project; standup comedy; comedian; matt ruby; nyc; erik michielsen; capture your flag; collaboration; confidence building; experimentation; optimism; creative process
|How to Solve Problems When Things Go Wrong - Andrew Epstein|
In Chapter 14 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "How Have You Learned to Adapt When Things Have Not Worked Out as Planned?" Epstein first takes a deep breath. He makes a point to be supportive of his team and problem solve by using a process that keeps the team working toward a goal. He uses an example of a school busing problem and how he and his team resolved it...
Keywords: charter school management; how to solve problems; executive jobs working in education; finance career; operations career; cfo; ascend; andrew epstein; erik michielsen; capture your flag; problem solving; positivity; collaboration; adaptation
|How to Manage Across Work Disciplines - Andrew Epstein|
In Chapter 9 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "How Have You Learned to Work More Effectively Across Different Disciplines?" Epstein shares how he first puts people he trusts in place to do very specific jobs. He then is able to make a specialist to generalist transition in his own role to then be a more effective general manager. Andrew Epstein is CFO of the Ascend Learning Charter School Network...
Keywords: generalist to specialist job change; general management job skills; operations; charter school; higher ed; leading teams; cfo; andrew epstein; erik michielsen; capture your flag; career transition; leadership; mental fitness; collaboration; contribution; self awareness
|How to Find a Literary Agent Right For You - Cathy Erway|
In Chapter 5 of 17 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, writer and healthy food advocate Cathy Erway answers "What Advice Do You Have for Writers Looking to Build a Literary Agent Relationship?" Erway notes the two literary agent sources, the sole proprietor agent and the literary agency. She gives advice on how to build a relationship with the agency and its agents that is in line with your long-term career goals as a writer...
Keywords: find a literary agent; work with a literary agency; literary agencies; writer career advice; publishing a book; cathy erway; author; erik michielsen; capture your flag; relationship building; lessons learned; collaboration; creative process; aspiration; transparency
|The Role Patience Plays Making a New Record - Conrad Doucette|
In Chapter 15 of 19 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, musician Conrad Doucette answers "What Have You Found Most Fulfilling About Recording Your Most Recent Takka Takka Album?" Doucette shares how each member of the Takka Takka band is a musician and also has responsibilities outside the band. In making the AM Landscapes record, Doucette finds it rewarding the band was able to improve as musicians while living normal lives...
Keywords: takka takka; am landscapes; record an album; make a record; conrad doucette; musician; music career; recording; improve; artistic growth; write songs; erik michielsen; capture your flag; creative process; collaboration; perseverance; patience; defining fulfillment
|William Kentridge: Studio Manager Anne McIlleron | Art21 "Exclusive"|
Episode #126: Anne McIlleron, William Kentridge's studio manager, discusses the artist's working method and penchant for collaboration. Featuring behind-the-scenes moments from the artist's studio in Johannesburg, South Africa; a performance of "I am not me, the horse is not mine" (2008) at the 16th Biennale of Sydney, Australia; and rehearsals for Kentridge's production of "The Nose" (2010) at The Metropolitan Opera, New York...
Keywords: arts&culture; art artist contemporary visual william kentridge anne mcilleron studio manager collaboration music animation video drawing shostakovich south africa the nose i am not me; the horse is not mine
|How to Work More Effectively With a Team of Different Personalities|
In Chapter 11 of 20 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, social entrepreneur Courtney Spence answers "How Are You Learning to Work More Effectively With Different Personality Types?" For Spence, the first thing is to not take things personally. She learns to respect differing opinions and to stay patient in hearing different perspectives that contribute to a team decision. Social entrepreneur and storyteller Courtney Spence founded 501c3 nonprofit Students of the World (SOW) to shine a light...
Keywords: dont take it personally; conflict resolution; team dynamics; teamwork; how to take feedback; criticism; students of the world; courtney spence; erik michielsen; capture your flag; composure; flexibility; open-mindedness; expressiveness; collaboration; mapping purpose; pa
|How Band Builds a Team to Record New Album - Conrad Doucette|
In Chapter 11 of 19 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, musician Conrad Doucette answers "Where Has Outside Support Been Most Useful in Helping Your Band Improve as a Team?" Doucette shares the stages and team members involved in recording his band Takka Takka's latest album, AM Landscapes. From the engineering to the mixing to the producing to the arranging to the mastering, the band partners with top talent that brings the recording together...
Keywords: make a record; mastering; engineer; recording an album; producer; studio; arranger; conrad doucette; takka takka; musician; indie; am landscapes; erik michielsen; capture your flag; creative process; collaboration; contribution; motivation
|How to Be a Better Partner to Your Boss - Andrew Epstein|
In Chapter 7 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "How Have You Learned to Be a Better Partner to Your Boss?" As a CFO of a network of charter schools working with his boss, the CEO, Epstein focuses on being mission-aligned and being fully committed to the organizational vision. He makes it a point of setting expectations early in the relationship - in the hiring phase - to make sure he and his CEO are on the same page...
Keywords: how to work with your ceo; role definition; build a working relationship with your boss; run a charter school; cfo; andrew epstein; erik michielsen; capture your flag; leadership; transparency; effective communication; collaboration; relationship building; commitment
|How Concepts and Storyboards Help to Plan a Photo Shoot - Lulu Chen|
In Chapter 11 of 16 in her 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, art director Lulu Chen answers "How Do Concepting and Storyboarding Help You Direct a Shoot?" Chen finds putting town ideas on paper facilitates more effective collaboration. Writing down concepts and storyboards provide examples that help others understand your thinking. This creates more effective collaboration that results in presenting photo shoot ideas to the creative director for approval...
Keywords: concepting; photo shoot; storyboarding; how to plan a photo shoot; art director job; creative director; working on creative teams; lulu chen; erik michielsen; capture your flag; preparation; creative process; collaboration; effective communication
|The Lab episode 02: "American Pimp"|
Bill C. from TheLab.ReelSolid.TV & Brainy from CollegeWit.com explore "Pimping Finances" in The Hughes Brothers' "American Pimp".
Keywords: searchonly; bill+cammack; reelsolidtv; thelab; ems; 8millionstories; american; pimp; movie; film; review; video; blog; commentary; collegewit; brainy; obreahny+obrien; obreahny; bustberry; collab; collaboration; videoblog; bloggers; american+pimp; hughes+brothers; underworld+pictures
|What a Nonprofit Learns About Building University Partnerships|
In Chapter 19 of 20 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, social entrepreneur Courtney Spence answers "How Has Your Nonprofit Built Relationships With Universities and How is This Changing?" Experience teaches Spence to appreciate every university is different - from students to culture to community. When looking at a college campus partnership opportunity, Spence and her team focus on students first, then administration, then alumni as they scale university relationships...
Keywords: work with universities; university partnerships; college students; working with student groups; nonprofit; courtney spence; students of the world; capture your flag; erik michielsen; relationship building; college experience; collaboration; cultural appreciation
|Finding Work in India Doing a Micro-Philanthropy Project - Adam Carter|
In Chapter 9 of 13 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, micro-philanthropist Adam Carter answers "What Did Doing Your Recent Micro-Philanthropy Project in India Teach You?" Carter talks about his past experience traveling to India and how a recent trip collaborating with VANNI working with deaf children in Kolkata taught him the power of communication. Carter travels to India to help the non-profit improve how it creates education materials for hearing-impaired children living in poverty...
Keywords: work in india; india non-profits; calcutta; kolkata; vanni; social work; micro-philanthropy; teaching deaf children; hearing impaired; adam carter; erik michielsen; capture your flag; collaboration; abroad experience; effective communication; problem solving; kindness
|What Marriage Teaches About Teamwork - Leslie Kerner|
In Chapter 3 of 21 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, education software company executive Leslie Kerner answers "What Has Marriage Taught You About Teamwork?" To Kerner, marriage is all about teamwork. She notes that both she and her husband have careers, so sharing parenting responsibilities becomes that much more important. From child care to housework, Kerner finds good communication fundamental to doing this well...
Keywords: teamwork in a marriage; husband and wife team; be a supportive spouse; two working parents raising a family; having a career; leslie kerner; erik michielsen; capture your flag; collaboration; relationship building; effective communication; family foundations
|How Phil McKenzie Evolves Lean Startup Business Model Over Time|
In Chapter 9 of 18 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, entrepreneur Phil McKenzie answers "How is Your Business Model Evolving as You Gain Experience?" In three years operating his global event series, McKenzie evolves his business from a vocational-based platform to a values-based platform. By honing business goals around core values - transparency, innovation, creativity, mindfulness - McKenzie and his team are better able to align operations and strategy to community and partner needs...
Keywords: lean startup business model example; influencer conference; phil mckenzie; values based business; platform; startup; entrepreneur; agile; erik michielsen; capture your flag; focus; transparency; collaboration; mindfulness; thought clarity; mapping purpose
|How to Direct Fashion Models and Crew on a Photo Shoot - Lulu Chen|
In Chapter 14 of 16 in her 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, art director Lulu Chen answers "What Do You Do to Bring Out the Best in the Fashion Models and Crew You Direct on Set?" As a photo art director, Chen tries to let the models and crew do their jobs and verbalize encouragement and feedback during the shoot. She bridges the constructive criticism by being sure to communicate what she is trying to accomplish and to try to be helpful in the direction she gives...
Keywords: fashion photo shoot director; directing fashion models; constructive feedback; managing crew; work with fashion models; art director; lulu chen; erik michielsen; capture your flag; positivity; coaching; effective communication; collaboration; leadership; sinceri
|Why to Work With Business Partners Who Share Your Values|
In Chapter 17 of 20 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, social entrepreneur Courtney Spence answers "What Has Been Your Approach to Finding Business Partners Whose Mission and Values Align With Your Own?" Spence notes organizational success is highly predicated on working with individuals and organizations who share your mission and goals. She learns the power of mission-alignment participating in the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meetings...
Keywords: participant media; students of the world; find business partners who share your values; clinton global initiative; cgi; partnership; courtney spence; erik michielsen; capture your flag; values; commitment; defining success; collaboration; lessons learned